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UPDATED: 5/23/18 5:56 pm ET - adds details

U.S. weighs new tariffs on light-vehicle imports

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to impose new tariffs on imported vehicles by invoking a national security law that was used to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel, an administration official and three industry officials who have been briefed on the...
■ Trump's 'big news' for U.S. auto workers is China cut in tariffs
■ GM's Barra on China's tariffs: Level playing fields or 'open up the markets'
■ In Trump vs. California, Mary Nichols unlike any other negotiator

UPDATED: 5/23/18 4:29 pm ET - adds details
Uber shutters self-driving program in Arizona

Uber said it shut down its self-driving car operations in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles.

Tesla slammed over 'deceptive' Autopilot name in letter to U.S. regulators

Two consumer advocacy groups urged the FTC to investigate what they called Tesla's "deceptive and misleading" use of the name Autopilot for its assisted-driving technology.
■ Musk's stock option tweet may invite U.S. labor board complaint


Donald Trump does a favor for BMW and Mercedes

The biggest beneficiaries of President Donald Trump's drive to get China to "play fair" on trade are automakers such as BMW and Mercedes, which export expensive sedans and SUVs from Germany and the U.S. to wealthy customers in the world's biggest market.
■ Tesla trims up to $14,000 off Model X in China after tariff cuts
■ China cuts import duty to 15% in boost for BMW, Tesla, Mercedes, Porsche

Study: New-vehicle buyers downplay fuel prices

Most new-vehicle buyers say the recent fuel price surges will unlikely influence their vehicle purchasing decision, a new study indicates.

JLR to spend $5.3 billion on new models, tech

Jaguar Land Rover will spend about $6 billion in the current financial year on new models and technologies as the luxury carmaker looks to spur sales that grew at a slower pace.

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Downsized engines a test for GM pickups

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